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The Kanab ambersnail (Oxyloma haydeni kanabensis) is a critically endangered subspecies of snail restricted to wetlands, springs, and seeps. Only two natural habitats of the snail are known to exist, both located in the United States: Three Lakes, a meadow near Kanab, Utah, and Vaseys Paradise, a spring along the Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park. In addition to its natural populations, the Kanab ambersnail has been introduced to three springs above the historic high water level along the Colorado River. The family of land snails gets its common name, amber snail, from the snails' characteristic orange colored shell.

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